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Anti-epilepsy medicine use during pregnancy does not harm overall health of children, study finds

Anti-epilepsy medicine use during pregnancy does not harm overall health of children, study finds

Legalization of same-sex marriage may reduce suicide attempts among high school students

Legalization of same-sex marriage may reduce suicide attempts among high school students

MU professor develops mandatory medical school curriculum about indigenous health

MU professor develops mandatory medical school curriculum about indigenous health

Weak working memory and impulse control pose serious risk for later substance abuse in adolescents

Weak working memory and impulse control pose serious risk for later substance abuse in adolescents

Rutgers-Princeton Center aims to improve diagnosis of psychiatric diseases using computational models

Rutgers-Princeton Center aims to improve diagnosis of psychiatric diseases using computational models

High-pressure culture of sports could increase risk of substance addiction among athletes, study finds

High-pressure culture of sports could increase risk of substance addiction among athletes, study finds

Researchers receive $2.9 million grant to advance screening capabilities for suicide risk

Researchers receive $2.9 million grant to advance screening capabilities for suicide risk

Study finds negligible link between excessive screen time and depression, delinquency among teenagers

Study finds negligible link between excessive screen time and depression, delinquency among teenagers

Researchers discover that existing anti-gout drug can reduce severity of opioid withdrawal symptoms

Researchers discover that existing anti-gout drug can reduce severity of opioid withdrawal symptoms

UAB School of Nursing receives $1.4 million HRSA grant to improve health of underserved communities

UAB School of Nursing receives $1.4 million HRSA grant to improve health of underserved communities

Strong ‘therapeutic alliance’ can be key to successful treatment of alcohol use disorder

Strong ‘therapeutic alliance’ can be key to successful treatment of alcohol use disorder

SCS therapy can be key to reducing use of opioids in patients battling chronic pain, study finds

SCS therapy can be key to reducing use of opioids in patients battling chronic pain, study finds

Study challenges concept of gender differences in the human brain

Study challenges concept of gender differences in the human brain

Heavy adolescent drinking alters cortical excitability and functional connectivity in the brain

Heavy adolescent drinking alters cortical excitability and functional connectivity in the brain

New pocket guide offers detailed guidance on treating older adults with mental health issues

New pocket guide offers detailed guidance on treating older adults with mental health issues

Frequent online social interactions may mitigate symptoms of game addiction in teenagers

Frequent online social interactions may mitigate symptoms of game addiction in teenagers

Researchers explore cause for increasing use of cannabis among older Americans

Researchers explore cause for increasing use of cannabis among older Americans

Hormonal fluctuations make women more sensitive to addictive properties of cocaine, study reveals

Hormonal fluctuations make women more sensitive to addictive properties of cocaine, study reveals

Study identifies factors linked to disengagement from treatment for opioid use disorder

Study identifies factors linked to disengagement from treatment for opioid use disorder

Researchers warn about taking psilocybin-containing ‘magic mushrooms’

Researchers warn about taking psilocybin-containing ‘magic mushrooms’